Segriff graduates with several degrees

On Aug. 31, Dr. Joseph M. Segriff graduated from Middlesex College in Edison, New Jersey, with an associate’s degree in African American Studies. He graduated with Highest Honors. Among his noteworthy papers in his program was a final-exam paper titled, “Scorching an Untamed Earth with Kindly Smiles: Hegemonic Powers Exploit a Dark Continent’s Proudest People.”

On July 5, he graduated with honors from Hudson County Community College in Jersey City, New Jersey, with an associate’s degree in biology, earning a Magna Cum Laude academic distinction.

On May 26, Segriff he graduated with an associate’s degree in biotechnology from Hudson County Community College, earning honors, Magna Cum Laude.

One week earlier, on May 18, he graduated from Salem Community College in Carney’s Point, New Jersey — on their 50th annual commencement — with an associate’s degree in health science and an associate’s degree in Liberal Arts. On both degrees, he graduated with Highest Honors, earning a 4.0 grade point average.

Segriff was awarded Salem Community College’s “President’s Citation” award, for having “achieved exceptionally meritorious academic achievement for the 2021-2022 year.” During both semesters, fall 2021 and spring 2022, Segriff was awarded “Certificates of Academic Achievement,” earning “an outstanding academic record as a full-time student and has been placed on the dean’s list.”

Segriff has earned 10 graduate degrees and 12 undergraduate degrees for a total of 22 college degrees. He also has now earned college degrees from 12 different colleges/universities.

Segriff is a public-speaking professor at Montclair State University, located in Montclair, New Jersey. He is also a certified professional life coach. He holds academic expertise in several areas, including writing pedagogy and academic writing. Segriff has been living in New Jersey for more than 20 years. His hometown is Saranac Lake, where in 1974, he graduated from Saranac Lake Central High School.


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